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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English bere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) Barley, especially six-rowed barley.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

bere

  1. plural of beer

BasqueEdit

PronounEdit

bere

  1. his, her, its

ChichewaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *ìbéèdè.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bére class 5 (plural maŵére class 6)

  1. breast, teat
  2. part of a bunch of bananas, about a handful in size

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bere

  1. third-person singular present indicative of brát

InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

bere

  1. berry

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of earlier bevere, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbe.re/, [ˈbeːr̺e]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bé‧re

VerbEdit

bere

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to drink

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *bero, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

NounEdit

bēre m

  1. bear
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch *beri, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

NounEdit

bēre f

  1. berry
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bere (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bere (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bere (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • bere (V)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English bera, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere (plural beres)

  1. bear

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bera.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bere (present tense ber, past tense bar, past participle bore, passive infinitive berast, present participle berande, imperative ber)

  1. to carry, bear
    Kor langt skal eg bere dette?
    How far shall I carry this?
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bera.

NounEdit

bere f (definite singular bera, indefinite plural berer, definite plural berene)

  1. a female bear, she-bear
    Inne mellom trea kunne dei skimta ei bere.
    Between the trees, they could discern a she-bear.
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ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *baraz. Cognate with Old Norse barr.

NounEdit

bere m

  1. barley
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bere

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beran

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from German Bier. Influenced by the word below, meaning "action of drinking".

NounEdit

bere f (plural beri)

  1. beer
    Vrem trei beri, te rog.
    We want three beers, please.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

bea (to drink) +‎ -re

NounEdit

bere f (uncountable)

  1. (rare) (the act of) drinking
DeclensionEdit

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English bere.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere (uncountable)

  1. barley, especially six-rowed barley

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English belly.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bere

  1. belly
  2. womb

Derived termsEdit


TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French béret.

NounEdit

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. beret

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Turkic bertmek(bertmek) (to wound, to injure).

NounEdit

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. wound, injury